Parishioners of St Mary Church in Jönköpping, Sweden have welcomed His Grace Mar Odisho Oraham, Bishop of Europe.
On arriving, His Grace was warmly welcomed by Rev. Daniel Shimon along with many deacons and committee members of the parish.
His Grace consecrated the Eucharistic Liturgy at St Mary Church on 31 July, the commemoration date of the Feast of Nosarde’l (God’s Feast), which celebrates the Assyrian nation’s conversion and subsequent baptism into Christianity.
At the conclusion of the offering of Holy Qurbana, the parishioners fellowshipped in the church hall where they shared in a open breakfast in honor of His Grace’s visit.
In his keynote message, His Grace updated parishioners on the Eastern Churches meetings in Berlin.
During his visit to the southern Swedish city, His Grace visited many homes of parishioners before departing for the Episcopal See of Stockholm.
His Grace will visit many European parishes during an upcoming five-week sojourn.[nggallery id=239]